Negotiating low volume lead supplier times is not without challenges. Vendors can look at low volume quantities or lower dollar value orders as less priority or of importance to fulfill. Adding to this challenge, Just In Time (JIT) delivery is often used to meet on demand client sales orders.
The pre-planned anticipated lead time in your ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) system must be correct with no room for error. A caveat being early delivery. This is usually welcomed without penalty to supply chain.
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